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    Introduction to Collision Repair 1

    This course of study prepares students for employment in the collision repair industry. The program consists of three classes, Collision 1, 2 and 3, and a total of 4 blocks during sophomore, junior and senior years. Students who successfully complete this program are prepared to continue their education in a post-secondary setting, or may enter the workforce in collision repair and refinish related jobs. In Collision Repair 1, students will have classroom instruction that includes I-CAR and SP2 computer modules in safety, automobile parts identification, repair methods, chemical safety, tool usage, automotive refinishing and other topics. The curriculum used in  this program has a heavy emphasis on computer usage and is very technical and rigorous. Students must use their time wisely to complete the required computer modules. Completion of the assigned I-CAR and SP2 computer courses are mandatory for shop/lab admittance. Certifications, which are nationally and internationally recognized are available. Some students prefer to purchase an organic vapor respirator and compressed air blow nozzle for personal use in the class, which total approximately $25.00. These expenses are optional, and  students can take the class without the personal equipment. Appropriate dress is a must for the class; work clothes, closed toes shoes, and safety glasses are required.

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    Collision Repair 2 – Non-Structural Repair

    Students continue instruction including computer modules in I-CAR and SP2. The curriculum used in this program has a heavy emphasis on computer usage and is very technical and rigorous. Completion of the assigned I-CAR and SP2 computer courses are mandatory for shop/lab admittance. Classroom and lab activities include lecture, research, writing assignments, and hands-on experience involving tools, equipment, and a variety of vehicles. Training includes non-structural repair, panel replacement, plastic filler work, and collision repair welding. Students work in a state of the art facility. Students can earn certificates for completed I-CAR and SP2 modules. Appropriate dress is a must for the class; work clothes, closed toes shoes and safety glasses are required.

     

    Collision Repair 3 _ Automotive Refinishing

    Students continue instruction including computer modules in I-CAR, SP2, and Sherwin-Williams e-learning Classroom. The curriculum used in this program has a heavy emphasis on computer usage and is very technical and rigorous. Completion of the assigned I-CAR, SP2 and Sherwin-Williams elearning computer courses are mandatory for shop/lab admittance. Lab activities include lecture, research, writing assignments, and hands-on experience involving tools, equipment, and a variety of vehicles. Students work directly with customers, and assess vehicle damage, order parts and materials necessary for repairs, make repairs, and ensure customer satisfaction with the work. Students are responsible for the paperwork/computer records necessary for the repair process. Students can earn certificates for completed computer modules. Students who successfully complete Collision Repair 1, 2, and 3, will complete a portfolio documenting their progress, and including any earned certificates. They will earn a certificate of completion from the Applied Technology Center upon successful completion of the Collision Repair program of study. Appropriate dress is a must for the class; work clothes, closed toes shoes and safety glasses are required.